A while back there were fuckers who tell us that one drop of non-white blood ruined a person’s whiteness and disqualified her from participation in society and government.
All over the US political right today you have fuckers who tell us that one drop of non-Black blood ruins Kamala Harris’ Blackness and disqualifies her from participation in society and government.
You know, it’s very, very weird, but I think these are the same, god damned fuckers.
Funny, these people didn’t raise the same issue with Barack Obama.
Oh wait, that’s not funny at all.
Marcus Ranum says
Dumbasses gotta, um. Dumb.
Their problem is that racism is a stupid theory to begin with. They’ve got to keep trying to square that circle, and it’s just not going to happen. It’d be funny if it weren’t so dangerous and besides, I feel bad laughing at stupid people.
I do remember them doing a version of this with Obama.
One of the more common ones I remember, was that whatever criticism they were making of Obama, can’t be racist in nature, because Obama was half white, and therefore whatever racist nonsense didn’t apply…
I don’t know how we do this, but humanity must toss the Eurocentric, imperialist/colonial bullshit concept of Race into the dustbin.
When I would work with my student studying biology and we would come to Taxonomic rank, I would always ask them: What’s missing?
I most often recieved blank stares, but occasionally a student would answer: race.
Race is a political, not a biological, concept that has lead us to the one-drop insanity.
DNA testing is causing a lot of White Supremacists serious problems.
I have recently begun to watch the adaptation of Phillip K. Dick’s The Man In The High Castle.
The show has many themes, but one of the more important ones is the bigotry/xenophobia of both the Japanese and German elites who needed to believe they were the Master Race to justify their crimes.
They could not have handled Hitler’s Jewish grandfather.
But before anyone starts feeling all superior, remember, the United States produced Charles Davenport.
I mean, they are saying that her ancestor being raped by a slave owner makes her basically a slave owner herself…